Chicago Slip & Fall Lawyer
Were You Hurt in a 'Slip and Fall' Accident?
Every year in the United States, over one million people are involved in slip and fall accidents. These accidents can result in painful injuries and even death. From tripping on a flight of stairs to slipping on wet floor, these accidents can cause serious injuries, such as:
- Broken bones
- Head trauma
- Spinal cord injuries
Up to 30% of people who are involved in a slip and fall accident will suffer moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head injuries, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Proving Negligence in Slip & Fall Accidents
If the accident occurs on someone else's premises, the property owner could be considered negligent and the victim may be able to hold them legally responsible for their injuries. The property owner could be liable under premises liability law for any injuries sustained if they were the result of unsafe conditions that should have been prevented by the owner.
Victims of slip and fall accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for:
- Medical bills
- Damaged property
- Emotional distress
- Missed wages
- Loss of work capacity
- Other damages
If you or a loved one has been harmed because of another's negligence, it is important to discuss your case and legal options with a knowledgeable Dyer personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
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We offer free case evaluations to enable victims to learn more about their rights and available options, and our firm can help your family fight for justice. Contact a Chicago slip & fall lawyer from our team today to discuss your case and to enlist the exceptional legal advocacy you deserve! We offer free case evaluations, so why hesitate?
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Enlist the Guidance of a Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer
If your slip and fall injuries were the result of another individual's negligence, you should consult a Chicago personal injury lawyer from our firm. An attorney can help you prove that the property owner's negligence led to unsafe conditions or that they failed to properly maintain the property and knew about the unsafe conditions but didn't remedy the situation. A member of our team can evaluate the various factors of your accident to determine what damages you may be entitled to recover and assist you in filing a claim to pursue a fair settlement.
In Illinois, the statute of limitations to seek to recover compensation for slip and fall accidents is two years from the date of the injury, so you should not wait to file a claim. Because time is of the essence, it is important to hire qualified legal representation. At Pavich Law Group, P.C. we have over 97 years of combined experience, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. We understand that you may are facing many difficulties during your recovery, and our skilled attorneys can walk you through your legal options and guide you at each step of your case.